A new species of Gomphrena (Amaranthaceae) from the bonaparte archipelago, Western Australia

R.L. Barrett, J. Palmer

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    © Department of Parks and Wildlife 2015. Barrett, R.L. & Palmer, J. A new species of Gomphrena (Amaranthaceae) from the Bonaparte Archipelago, Western Australia. Nuytsia 26: 143-147 (2015). Gomphrena splendida R.L.Barrett & J.Palmer is described as a new species endemic to islands of the Bonaparte Archipelago in the north-west Kimberley region of Western Australia. This new species has a highly restricted distribution. It is unusual among the Australian species of Gomphrena L. in being a large, fleshy, perennial with very large flowers, giving this species significant horticultural potential in tropical areas. A modified key and images are presented.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)143-148
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


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